Business Mentoring Matters

Talent Retention: 1 in 3 gone in the first year!

Posted on Mon, Aug, 24, 2015

Tags: Talent Development and Retention

1_in_3_gone_in_the_first_yearDeloitte Research data states that 1 in 3 new hires leave a company within the first year of employment. That number represents a large loss of productive and increased turnover costs. Some turnover in the first year is expected—as both the company and the employee explore whether this is the "right fit" for either of them. But if the right fit is there, companies can improve their talent retention rate significantly by paying attention to the needs of the new employee. And mentoring can help.

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How Business Mentoring Aids Succession Planning

Posted on Wed, Apr, 08, 2015

Tags: Talent Development and Retention

Succession planning helps prepare people to step into new roles when their colleagues leave, retire, or move on to other areas of the organization. This makes for a smoother transition for everyone.

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Need Better Leadership Skills? Get a Mentor!

Posted on Mon, Jan, 12, 2015

Tags: Talent Development and Retention

Many people believe that you are either born with leadership skills or you are not. Although some people are natural born leaders, it is possible to learn how to lead....and mentoring can help. 

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Mentoring Myth: Buddy systems and mentoring programs are the same thing.

Posted on Wed, Aug, 27, 2014

Tags: Talent Development and Retention

There are some mentoring myths we encounter day in and day out as we guide our clients on their mentoring journey. This is the second in a series of posts on mentoring myths. Watch as we bust these myths wide open! 

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Mentoring Myth: Mentoring can be used as a performance management system

Posted on Fri, Aug, 22, 2014

Tags: Mentoring Programs, Mentoring Software & Tools, Talent Development and Retention

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How Do You Get Millennials Excited to Work for Your Company? Hint: Think Mentoring.

Posted on Mon, Jun, 16, 2014

Tags: Mentors & Mentorees, Talent Development and Retention

Harvard Biz Review recently posted an article titled "How Can Companies Attract the Best College Talent" by Sanjeev Agrawal at Collegefeed about college hiring strategies and tactics. Agrawal says that Collegefeed met with more than 300 companies that are looking to hire fresh, young talent.

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How To Make Your Company A Better Place To Work with Mentoring

Posted on Wed, Apr, 30, 2014

Tags: Mentoring Programs, Talent Development and Retention

Carrie Kerpen recently wrote an article for Inc.com titled "3 Simple Ways to Vastly Improve Your Company Culture: How to Be a Great Boss, Even During the Tough Times."

Kerpen's 3 simple ways:

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How do the "100 Best Companies To Work For" Attract Top Talent?

Posted on Thu, Jan, 30, 2014

Tags: Talent Development and Retention

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How does Mentoring relate to Leadership?

Posted on Wed, Jan, 08, 2014

Tags: Talent Development and Retention

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7 Ways Mentoring Can Help Career Development

Posted on Fri, Sep, 20, 2013

Tags: Talent Development and Retention

Are you ready to blast into the next phase in your career? Did you know that partaking in a mentoring relationship can help your career development? It can!

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